Blue Hill resident Niamh Dickens, age 11, took the grand prize in the First Annual Bagaduce Watershed Amateur Photography Contest with this shot. Niamh Dickens Photo

Bagaduce photo contest winners are announced



BLUE HILL — The Bagaduce Watershed Association and Blue Hill Heritage Trust have announced the winners of the First Annual Bagaduce Watershed Amateur Photography Contest.

The grand prize winner was Niamh Dickens, 11, of Blue Hill.

Runners-up were Jonathan Albrecht of Penobscot; Robert Knight of Brooksville; Candace Kornish of Deer Isle; Peter DeMoss Robbins of Sedgwick and Isaac Tricha of Bolton, Conn.

There were a total of 12 entrants. Judges were Karen Adamo, Ann Flewelling, Elliot Speer and Tate Yoder.

“The purpose of this contest was to engage our community with the many organizations who are doing work to protect the health and vitality of the Bagaduce Watershed, which is recognized as one of the most important estuaries in the state of Maine,” organizers explained.

The photographs are on display at the Blue Hill Co-op Café through August.

To learn more about the work of BWA and BHHT, visit their websites at bagaducewatershedassociation.org and bluehillheritagetrust.org.

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